Sledge Hockey: Intermediate
This program is geared for players who are advancing in the game. Instructors will assist players on improving individual skills, as well as teaching them the fundamentals and techniques in game play scenarios. Players will participate in all skill development Exhibition games with other City of Toronto sledge hockey programs.
Sledge Hockey: Advanced
This program is geared for players who are familiar with the rules, fundamentals and techniques of the game, but want to improve them. Participants will focus more on team tactics, team play and strategies of the game. During weekly practices, participants will work on developing their individual skills and utilizing them in game play scenarios and other game fundamentals.
Community Integration (3-12 yrs)
1:1 integration support staff will be available at designated recreation facilities/community centres to assist participants in one recreation program of choice per session. Call 416-397-4690 for more information and registration.
The Bulldogs Social Club (13 yrs+)
Interactive programs for youth and young adults with special needs. Games, sports, crafts and many social interactive activities led by our staff. Caregivers and parents are welcome to join in. Material fee of $20 will be charged. Dinner served from 5:45pm-6:45pm.
Learning for Life (13-29 yrs)
Learn new skills in various activities such as arts and crafts, social interaction and special outings. Call 416-397-4690 for registration information.
Making Friends (6-12 yrs)
A social program for children with various disabilities. Games, crafts and various special guests each week. Call 416-397-4690 for more information.
Adapted Aquatics-Recreational (15 yrs+)
This program is designed to encourage individuals or groups with special needs to enjoy the pool through an increased comfort level with the facilities and through the development of swimming abilities. Assistance must be provided by a caregiver for individuals requiring assistance in the change rooms and entering or exiting the water.
Arthritis Aqua Fitness (19 yrs+)
A very gentle aquatics fitness program that benefits participants that suffer with Arthritis.
Adapted Aquatics-Instructional (5 yrs+)
This program is designed to encourage individuals with special needs to enjoy the pool through the development of swimming abilities. Assistance must be provided by a caregiver for individuals requiring support in the change rooms and entering or exiting the water.
Therapy Swim (18 yrs+)
Recreational swimming for adults and older adults who are recovering from an injury or are looking to exercise on referrals from health care professionals. Swimming is independent; instructors are not present. Temperature of the pool is 89-90 degrees Fahrenheit from October to April. During the summer months (May to September) the temperature of the pool is lowered to 86-87 degrees Fahrenheit.
Community Partner Programs
AcTiVe8 (19 yrs+)
This program runs in collaboration with Community Living Toronto, WoodGreen Community Services and Pegasus Community Project, providing adults with developmental disabilities daytime recreation opportunities. Participants enjoy a range of activities which include; swimming, cooking, sports, fine arts, workshops, community outings and more. Call 416-397-4690 to register.
Barrier Free Access to Swimming Program (16 yrs+)
The program provides attendant care support in the change rooms and in water support in the pool. Change room support is provided by Tobias House Attendant Care Inc, and in water support is provided by Parks, Forestry & Recreation staff. To be eligible for the program participants must live in Toronto with a physical disability and require assistance before, during or after swimming. Call the Tobias House at 416-690-8804, ext. 303 for information.
Ontario Special Olympics – Downtown Sports Club (14 yrs+)
This program is designed to encourage individuals or groups with special needs to take part in sports activities. Sports include basketball and ball/floor hockey.
Painting & Drawing/Art Alive (19 yrs+)
An inclusive and supportive atmosphere for participants with all levels of art experience. Designed for psychiatric survivors who are comfortable with the general public. Pre-registration is required at Trinity CRC.
Pegasus Community Project (21 yrs+)
A wide range of activities for adults with developmental disabilities. Swimming and other fitness, drama, life skills, vocational experiences, exploring the city, studio work, social coaching. Emphasis on participating in everyday community life. Qualified staff and volunteers. Monthly fee applies. Please call 416-691-5651 to register.
Pop Can Club (13-40 yrs)
Community Living Toronto in partnership with Parks, Forestry & Recreation is happy to offer a social and recreational program inclusive of special needs. A variety of activities are offered such as: dancing, arts and crafts and sports. A cost of $2 per night applies to cover a drink, snack and crafts.